PUBLIC NOTICE DOCKET NO. SP-20162, SUB 0
APPLICATION OF WILKES SOLAR, LLC
FOR A CERTIFICATE OF
PUBLIC CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on March 6, 2020, Wilkes Solar, LLC, (Applicant), filed an application seeking a certificate of public convenience and necessity pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat. § 62-110.1(a) for construction of a 75-MW solar generating facility to be located at 502 Robin Hill Road, North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina. Applicant’s site layout illustrating the footprint of the facility may change to some degree based on government land use requirements, interconnection requirements, or similar factors. The Applicant plans to sell the electricity to Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC.
Details of the application may be obtained from the Office of the Chief Clerk of the North Carolina Utilities Commission, 430 N. Salisbury Street, 5th Floor, Dobbs Building, Raleigh, North Carolina 27603 or 4325 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-4300 or on the Commission’s website at www.ncuc.net.
If a complaint is received within ten days after the last date of the publication of this notice, the Commission will schedule a public hearing to determine whether a certificate should be awarded, will give reasonable notice of the time and place of the hearing to the Applicant and to each complaining party, and will require the Applicant to publish notice of the hearing in this newspaper. If no complaint is received within the time specified above and if the Commission does not order a hearing upon its own initiative, the Commission will enter an order awarding the certificate sought by the Applicant.
Persons desiring to lodge complaints may file statements to that effect with the Commission. Such statements should reference Docket No. SP-20162, Sub 0 and be addressed as follows: Chief Clerk, North Carolina Utilities Commission, 4325 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-4300.
Statements may also be directed to Christopher J. Ayers, Executive Director, Public Staff - North Carolina Utilities Commission, 4326 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-4300 or to The Honorable Josh Stein, Attorney General of North Carolina, 9001 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-9001.